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Mechanical Engineer

Company: East West Manufacturing
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Calling all creatives, solvers, analysts, planners, doers, and visionaries!East West is looking to add a talented Mechanical Engineer II to our team. East West's vision is to make the world a better place - cleaner, safer, healthier, and smarter. Come join a team with a strong, collaborative culture and help us bring that vision to life.East West's New Product Introduction (NPI) Engineering group is a catalyst for growth by working hand in hand with customers, our Asian manufacturing facilities, and third-party suppliers to bring customers' new products into production. The NPI group uses their collective engineering skills, customer focus, process discipline, and strong communication and collaboration skills to navigate development challenges and ensure good project outcomes.This role will use their engineering aptitude and strong analytical and problem-solving skills to champion customer projects through our NPI process. This role may lead projects as an individual or may be a member of a larger project team. This role requires significant collaboration with internal and customer partners.This position will be based in Atlanta and report to a Senior Product Development Engineer. A hybrid schedule of working in the office and working from home is allowed.If you are looking for a dynamic role working with great people on a wide variety of interesting projects this position could be for you!Role and Responsibilities:New Product Introduction / Project Engineering - 90%--- Champion all engineering facets of the New Product Introduction (NPI) process by working directly with customers to understand product requirements and ensuring our internal colleagues are equipped to manage production at corporate and contract facilities--- Communicate and collaborate with customers for resolution of technical issues--- Provide Design for Manufacturing (DFM) support to the customer on NPI projects--- Create 3D data, drawings, and other supporting documentation (specifications, work instructions, inspection procedures, etc.) to create or complete a unified package which captures dimensional, operational, and quality requirements for manufactured products. Follow best practices for ensuring rigor and quality--- Develop quality procedures and instructions for inspection and testing of manufactured products based on customer, engineering, consumer, and regulatory test standards--- Arrange or conduct testing/validation of prototypes and completion of internal and customer qualification requirements and Coordinate product sample submissions for consumer and regulatory agencies--- Review and obtain customer approval of Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) documentation packages--- Collaborate with corporate quality and operations groups to ensure smooth transition of projects into productionTechnical Leadership - 10%--- Champion East West's core values and mission to manufacture products that make the world, cleaner, safer, and healthier--- Assist company growth initiatives, as needed, including capability development, process improvement and business expansion with customers--- Support sales efforts to engage and attract new customers and expand business with existing customersUp to 10% domestic and international travel may be required.Preferred Education, Skills and Experience:--- Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, or Material Science--- Experience working with manufacturing partners in Asia (Vietnam, China, and/or India) preferred--- Required Capabilities:--- Capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously--- Detail oriented; with exceptional analytical skills--- Demonstrated success in creatively solving problems--- Rapid issue resolution and driving consensus among multiple stakeholders--- Capable of working in a hands-on, fast-paced, evolving environment--- Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills--- Technical Experience:--- Experience with a variety of manufacturing processes (casting, metal forming, welding, precision machining, injection molding, extrusions) and assembly methods preferred--- Experience with a variety of materials (metals, polymers, elastomers, etc.) preferred--- Familiarity with regulatory testing and compliance standards (ASTM, SAE, ASME, IEEE, UL, CSA, ISO, RoHS, REACH, Prop65, etc.) preferred--- Familiarity with electric motor development and/or manufacturing preferred--- Experience with PCBA and cable manufacturing preferred--- Technical Skills:--- Working knowledge in 3D CAD tools (Solidworks preferred) and PLM systems--- Working knowledge with GD&T preferred--- Experience using computer modeling/simulation techniques (CFD, FEA, mold flow analysis, etc.) preferredPhysical Demands:--- This role requires the ability perform duties with or without accommodation.About Us:East West is a global manufacturing services company focused on the realization of products, from design through distribution. As an integrated team of designers, engineers and specialists in onshore, nearshore, and offshore manufacturing, we offer a seamless path to scale and an exceptional speed-to-market strategy while driving down costs and adhering to the highest quality standards. We are one integrated family, working together to support our customers throughout the entire product lifecycle. We are East West!

Keywords: East West Manufacturing, Atlanta , Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , Atlanta, Georgia

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